A number of UNM graduate students present with Juan Guerra at the opening panel of the 2013 Writing the World Symposium. The panel focused on the history and future of Writing Across Communities at UNM.
Professor Luci Tapahonso reads at the My Favorite Poem event held in Zimmerman Library.
Helen Damico, Ruth Salvaggio, and Minrose Gwin admire the new display case featuring Hector Torres and Pat Smith's memorabilia. A reception took place on April 22 dedicating our new lounge as the Patricia Clark Smith and Hector Avalos Torres Memorial Lounge.
Professors Kathleen Washburn, Gail Houston, Daniel Worden, and Lisa Chavez congratulate John Nichols (second from left) after he gave the 2012 Rudolfo and Patricia Anaya Lecture during the fall semester.
Dr. Feroza Jussawalla's Postcolonial Seminar course meets with Naomi Shihab Nye courtesy of the Lannan Foundation (photo taken by Don J. Usner and posted with permission).
Vianey Veleta and Alexa Marquez, students in a learning community that includes a first year writing class and a finance course, present at the bi-annual Celebration of Student Writing.
Dr. Chaoheng Huang (pictured here with Department Chair, Dr. Gail Houston) is visiting our Department this year from Wuhan University of Science & Technology in Hubei, China to compare writing instruction in the U.S. with that in China.
Students in English classes regularly visit historical sites in New Mexico and elsewhere. Here, Dr. Feroza Jussawalla's class visits the Lawrence Ranch in Taos, NM.
New Mexico is a great place to live and study. The annual Balloon Fiesta is just one of the many events in the Albuquerque/Santa Fe area that students and faculty in our Department regularly enjoy.
The English Department welcomed a large number of new faculty this year. Here are the new Rhetoric and Writing faculty members on their first day.
The Department has a group of amazing staff members that keep everything running smoothly.
Dr. Carolyn Woodward's Survey of Earlier English Literature class bows at the end of their performance of Twelfth Night. In addition to engaging with literary works in the classroom, students bring them to life through theatrical performances such as this.
The English Department is home to faculty with diverse research and teaching interests.